U.K. stocks finished down Tuesday, with the FTSE 100 Index /zigman2/quotes/210598409/delayed UK:UKX -0.19% dropping 1.17% at 7,385.86.
Of the FTSE 100 constituents, food retail company Ocado Group PLC /zigman2/quotes/207225647/delayed UK:OCDO +6.78% saw the largest decline Tuesday, as shares plunged 14.59%
Shares of closed-end funds firm Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust PLC /zigman2/quotes/204858474/delayed UK:SMT +3.48% and passenger airlines company International Consolidated Airlines Group S.A. /zigman2/quotes/208070069/delayed UK:IAG -1.10% shed 4.97% and 4.37%, respectively.
SEGRO PLC /zigman2/quotes/205428601/delayed UK:SGRO +2.02% , an industrial/office reits company, and building materials/products company Melrose Industries PLC /zigman2/quotes/210306391/delayed UK:MRO -1.25% rounded out the top five largest decreases as their stocks dropped 4.29% and 3.99%, respectively.
Polymetal International PLC /zigman2/quotes/204469675/delayed UK:POLY +1.69% , a general mining company, saw the largest increase among FTSE 100 constituents, as shares rose 4.05% on Tuesday.
Shares of software firm Aveva Group PLC /zigman2/quotes/202038414/delayed UK:AVV +0.16% and major oil & gas company BP PLC /zigman2/quotes/202286639/delayed UK:BP -1.62% climbed 3.08% and 0.81%, respectively.
BAE Systems PLC /zigman2/quotes/206753913/delayed UK:BA -0.92% , a defense equipment/products company, and major oil & gas company Shell PLC /zigman2/quotes/206428183/delayed UK:SHEL -2.54% rounded out the top five largest increases as their stocks increased 0.43% and 0.26%, respectively.
The pound was down 1.40% against dollar /zigman2/quotes/210561263/realtime/sampled GBPUSD -0.1795% at $1.1520 and 0.11% against the euro at €1.1528.
Brent crude shed 1.7% to $92.40, and the yield on the 10-year gilt /zigman2/quotes/211347177/realtime BX:TMBMKGB-10Y -1.82% fell 2.864 basis points to 3.171%.